Episode 407 ~ In Which Life’s Rough

published 1 month ago by C.C. + Damaris Almon

Show Notes:Intro - our new Facebook group ~ GGKCS Podcast / FlossTubeOn the Needles - Dami - ~more babyccino socks! on US 4 (3.5mm), Bernat Softee Baby in Prince Pebbles colourwayC.C. -~Surprise Socks for Rebecca on US1.5 (2.5mm), Pandia's Jewels Hand Dyed Yarn Super Sparkle in the Electric Pink colourwayProject bag from Nerd Bird Makery & Stitch Marker from Tilting Planet~I'll have two coffees and two cherry danishes to go please Cowl on US2 (2.75mm), Pandia’s Jewels Floofy in the Miss Woodhouse, Please Advise colourwayProject bag from Lizzie Bags & Stitch Marker from Tilting PlanetFinished Projects - Dami - ~NoneC.C. -~2020 Preemie Hat #31 on US6 (4mm), Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted in the Creme Brulee, Peapod, and Tranquil colourwaysFlosstube - Begins at timestamp 11:21Dami - ~Rose bookmarkProject bag by Fat Cat CreatesNeedle Minder from SewHappyMailBristolSnipattie from cattycrosstitchesC.C. - ~Baa Baa Black Sheep by The Prairie SchoolerProject bag from Tilting Planet~My Christmas List by Silver Creek SamplersProject Bag from The 805 StitcherSnipattie from cattycrosstitches~Cats and Mandalas - February by Kitty and Me DesignsProject bag from Stitch ToolboxSnipattie from cattycrosstitchesNeedle Minder from Gecko Rouge~Edinburgh Castle by Terra Luna StitcheryNeedle Minder from TopKnotStitcherProject Bag from KnitRunDigGrime Guard from Crab Shack StitcherySnipattie from cattycrosstitchesUsing Pattern Keeper software on Kindle Fire 721,400 / 265,824 sts complete8.050% complete4 / 60 pages completeYummies (our current favourite things) - ~stickers from Craft Penguin Planner~Madame Chantilly Summer Delivery pattern from Stitching With the Housewives~Crafty Photo A Day Challenge - #GGKCraftyPAD - details for August hereWhat We're Watching, Reading, + Listening To - Please be aware that we do discuss recent tv show episodes that have aired in the last week or so. This is your spoiler warning!Episode 407 Bookshop List~So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo - Dami is reading~The Glass Scientists (webcomic) by Sabrina Cotungo - Dami is readingJuly / August / September 2020 RAL - 15 minutes of reading daily challenge* 88-92 of 92 days - 1 or more giveaways for eBook, everyone gets $1.20 off any single pattern coupon code & 88+ days RAL virtual badge * 61-87 of 92 days - 1 or more giveaways for single pattern, everyone gets 61+ days RAL virtual badge* #GGKRAL202020 RAL Yearlong Challenge~July / August / September* 92 days - 10 entries* 88-91 days - 8 entries* 61-87 days - 5 entries~October / November / December* 92 days - 10 entries* 88-91 days - 8 entries* 61-87 days - 5 entries~Read All 366 days - 10 bonus entries~Complete the Modern Mrs. Darcy 2020 Reading Challenge - 12 bonus entries [all or none] (we'll open a thread for you to post this in December 2020)~3 grand prize winners drawn from all the entries~Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free by Linda Kay Klein - C.C. finished reading~Worth It: Overcome Your Fears and Embrace the Life You Were Made For by Brit Barron - C.C. is reading~Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5) - C.C. is rereading with Harry Potter & the Sacred Text podcast & Swish and Flick: An All Potter Podcast~The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley - C.C. finished reading~Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson - C.C. finished reading~The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix - C.C. finished reading~You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone by Rachel Lynn Solomon - C.C. finished reading~The Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows (Feminine Pursuits #2) by Olivia Waite - C.C. finished reading~Zoo - watching Season 2 ~Warehouse 13 - finished rewatching Season 3 and rewatching Season 4~Cabin Fever~Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - watching Season 7~The Umbrella Academy - watching Season 2~Wynonna Earp - watching Season 4~My Favourite Murder podcast~Unlocking Us With Brené Brown~Evolving Faith podcast~Cabin Pressure~Random Spotify PlaylistsJune / July / August Summertime & the Living is Easy AL -*Runs from 1-June through 31-August*Details - any project you knit/crochet/weave/spin/stitch/sew that you can convince us relates to summertime*No WIPS - Your project must be begun no earlier than 1-June and finished no later than 31-August*Each project that you knit/crochet/weave/spin must be at least 20yds/18.3m that you finish and post in the Facebook Group FO Thread counts as 1 entry into the giveaways. If your project is not at least 20yds/18.3m, you need to group it in a single post with other projects that together total at least 20yds/18.3m. For stitching/sewing projects, we’ll leave it to your best judgment. If you wanted our official ruling, PM email us at ggkcspodcast@gmail.com*Feel free to poly-dip in other ALs as long as it fits in with other rules*Prizes: If you’d like to donate one, email us at ggkcspodcast@gmail.comHilde’s Strawberry Patch pattern by Bendy Stitchy Designs from TyraLa Brebis Light Alpaca in the Dogwood Berry colourway - 2 skeins - 2 winners will each win 1 skeinKlart “I’m Flying” Cross Stitch Kit from LoriBerroco Local Yarn Store Day 2019 Pattern BookletUru.Yarn by KnitCrate Silk DK in the Enlightened colourway - 2 skeins - 2 winners will each win 1 skeinModa Dea Sassy Stripes DK in the Stormy colourway - 2 skeins from Tricia - 1 winner will win both skeins*Must be a member of the our Facebook group ~ GGKCS Podcast / FlossTube to participate*Social Media Hashtag: #GGKCSSummertime20*Thread will be locked the morning of 1-September and winner(s) drawn on the next podcast following that*For any and all giveaways, prizes, competitions, ALs, etc. that we host, the winner(s) have 30 days from the date of announcement (the date the podcast episode in which the winner was announced goes live) to contact us to claim their prize or it will be forfeited. If this occurs, the prize will be used for another giveaway at our discretion. Thanks for understanding!*There is a Chatter Thread in our Facebook group so we can encourage each other along the way.Ask the Geeks - Will you, C.C., be making any more English paper piecing crafts? You seemed to really enjoy your last project! Will Dami ever give it a go? How about hand embroidery?Much love, Brittany “StitchbyMoonlight”Misc. - ~Support the Podcast, Become A PatronEach week, we create a list on Bookshop of all the books we talk about in that week's episode. Bookshop is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores. If you purchase a book from our list, we earn a commission & local, independent bookstores also earn money from your purchase.~Want another way to help support our podcast? Throughout our website, links to books, tv shows, movies, etc. are Amazon Affiliate Links. We receive a portion of what you spend when you click through our website to shop on Amazon. What we receive helps us with the costs associated with producing this podcast as well as with prizes & shipping for giveaways. Thanks in advance for your support!If you are in the UK, please click this link, Amazon.co.uk, or the banner below to shop:If you are in Canada, please click this link, Amazon.ca or the banner below to shop:~For any and all giveaways, prizes, competitions, ALs, etc. that we host, the winner(s) have 30 days from the date of announcement (the date the podcast episode in which the winner was announced goes live) to contact us to claim their prize or it will be forfeited. If this occurs, the prize will be used for another giveaway at our discretion. Thanks for understanding!Find Us Online -C.C. -~ on Instagram as cc_almonDami - ~ on Instagram as damisdoodlesPink Purl - ~on Instagram as pinkpurlalmonJavaPurl Designs~ JavaPurl Designs websiteGGKCS -~ our Facebook group ~ GGKCS Podcast / FlossTube~ our Facebook page~ email us: ggkcspodcast@gmail.com~ on Apple Podcasts~ on YouTube~ Support the Podcast, Become a PatronUntil next time,

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